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Upcoming Hindu Festivals in October 2022 – Hindu Vrat – Fasting – Rituals in October 2022

Dates of important upcoming festivals and fasting associated with Hinduism in October 2022 – based on major Hindu calendars and Panchang used in India. The festivals, Vrats and ritual days are based on Indian Standard Time (IST).

Hindu Vrat – Fasting - Festivals October 2022

October 1 – Sashti Fasting – Durga Puja begins
October 2 – Maha Saptami

October 3 – Durga Ashtami
October 4 – Mahanavami, in some calendars Vijayadashami is marked on Oct 4
October 5 – Dasara, Vijaya Dashami, Shastra Puja, Aparajita Puja, Pattabhishekam Puja, Shami Puja, Durga Devi Visarjan, Navratri Vrat Paran
October 5 – Madhvacharya Jayanti – Shirdi Sai Baba Punyatithi
October 5 – Vidyarambham in Kerala
October 6 – Bharat Milap
October 6 – Ekadasi Fasting
October 7 – Padmanabha Dwadashi Vrat
October 8 – Pradosh Vrat in North India
October 9 – Kojagiri Poornima
October 9 – Sharad Purnima
October 9 – Kojagari Lakshmi Puja
October 9 – Purnima fasting
October 9 – Kumar Purnima in Odisha
October 9 – Navanna Purnima
October 9 – Purnima or full moon day
October 9 – Valmiki Jayanti
October 9 – Kartik Snan Begins

October 10 – Kartik month begins in North India
October 13 – Atla Taddi
October 13 – Sankashti Chaturthi Vrat – Moonrise time is at 8:43 PM
October 13 – Karva Chauth Vrat – Moonrise time is at 8:43 PM

October 17 – Ahoi Ashtami moonrise time at 9:09 PM
October 18 – Thulam Month begins in Malayalam Calendar
October 18 – Tula Sankranti - Kaveri Sankramana
October 18 – Aippasi month begins in Tamil Calendar
October 18 – Karashtami – Kalashtami
October 18 –Diwali Pushya Nakshatra
October 18 – Radha Ashtami
October 19 – Kartik Month begins in Bengali Calendar
October 21 – Rambha Ekadasi Vrat
October 21 – Guru Dwadashi, Vasubaras, Govatsa Dwadashi
October 22 – Pradosh Vrat
October 22 – Dhanvantari Jayanti
October 22 – Dhanteras – Tihar Festival begins in Nepal – Jala Poorna Trayodasi
October 22 – Yama Deepdan
October 23 – Roop Chaudas – Bhoot Chaturdashi – Neer Thumba Habba – Choti Diwali – Kukur Tihar in Nepal
October 23 – Hanuman Jayanti – Kali Chaudas – Kameshwari Devi Jayanti
October 23 – Abhyang Snan

October 24 – Diwali
October 24 – Lakshmi Puja
October 24 – Narak Chaturdashi – Abhyanga Snan – Kamala Mahavidya Jayanti – Kuber Puja – Sharda Puja
October 24 – Kali Puja
October 24 – Kedar Gauri Vrat
October 25 – Amavasya
October 25 – Surya Grahan visible in India
October 26 – Annakut – Balipratipada – Diwali Padwa
October 26 – Hindu New Year Vikram Samvat 2078 begins in Gujarati Calendar.
October 26 – Kartik Month begins in Gujarati, Marathi, Telugu and Kannada Calendar
October 26 – Muruga Kanda Shasti Fast Begins
October 26 – Bhai Dooj – Yama Dwitiya – Chitragupta Puja
October 26 – Chath four day puja begins
October 29 – Saubhagya Panchami Vrat – Labh Pancham – Pandav Panchami
October 30 – Kanda Sashti Soorasamharam
October 30 – Sashti Fasting
October 30 – Chhath Puja – Evening Argh
October 30 – Chhath Puja – Suryodaya Argh (Morning) puja

October 31 – Jalaram Jayanti – Sahasrarjun Jayanti
October 31 – Skanda Sashti Thirukalyanam